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Employee Handbooks: Crucial Updates for 2018

Summary

Monday

February 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM (ET)

Webinar Price: $199.00

* Includes Proprietary Materials

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Employment law is never static - it morphs, it changes, it's alive. New administrations directly impact the Departments of Labor and Justice's interpretations of existing laws and policies. It is vital that you review your current employee handbook so it reflects the most current interpretive guidances.

Join us for a fast-paced, information-rich, 75-minute webinar to learn:

  • Significant changes in the DOL & DOJ's interpretations of existing laws & policies
  • How to audit your old handbook: What to save, dump, add or revise
  • Key policies to consider when updating your employee handbook
  • Common employee handbook mistakes - and how to avoid them

Program Highlights

  • Current Issues & Interpretation Impacting Your Employee Handbook

    • Sexual harassment & the "Me Too" movement
    • The GIG economy and independent contractors
    • The impact of the ADA on past misconduct
    • Correct terminology - avoid implications & content misinterpretation
    • Considerations when identifying protected classes in your handbook
    • Impact of the newly staffed NLRB on your electronic & social medial policies
  • Drafting Employee Handbook Policies: What You Need to Know

    • Keys to drafting at-will policies
    • Important definitions to include in your handbook
    • Why bullying should be added to your harassment policy
    • Off duty & off premise policies affecting employee behavior
    • Fair chance ("Ban-the-Box") laws & your handbooks
    • Employee conduct policies - social media, email & blogging
    • Legalized marijuana in the workplace - Federal vs State law
    • What to have in an employee's acknowledgement of receipt
    • Words to use or words to lose - Permissive vs Mandatory
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Max Muller has more than 39 years of business experience as an attorney, businessman and professional trainer.

  • In 1990, drawing on his diverse background, he began a consulting practice focusing on providing practical solutions in the areas of workplace legalities, e.g., equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, FLSA, ADEA, etc.; safety and health regulatory compliance (OSHA); facilities management; and, warehousing/ inventory control.
  • He authored several books like "The Manager's Guide to HR: Hiring, Firing, Performance Evaluations, Documentation, Benefits, and Everything Else You Need to Know, Second Edition" AMACOM Books and SHRM, New York City, August 2013.
  • He has presented more than 3,000 seminars, webinars and pod-casts all over the world attended or listened to by more than 100,000 people.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 75-minute webinar to discover the latest guidance on the laws that impact your handbooks; and policy updates you need to consider to protect your company from costly litigation and liability.